University of California, Riverside

Security



Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Q: What is a firewall?

A: A firewall is a group of programs that protects the resources of a private network from users on other networks. An organization with an internal network that allows its users access to the Internet can install a firewall to prevent outsiders from accessing its own private data resources and for controlling what outside resources its own users have access to.

Q: How do I request a firewall?

A: Contact Larry McGrath, Senior Director for Technology Operations
E-mail: fw_req@ucr.edu
Phone: (951) 827-5585

Q: How do I request changes in our firewall configuration?

A: Contact your department's IT person; he or she will submit change requests to the C&C Firewall Administrator.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Computing & Communications
Computing & Communications Bldg.

Tel: (951) 827-4741
Fax: (951) 827-4541
E-mail: helpdesk@ucr.edu

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